A new government estimate says the drop-dead deadline for lawmakers to increase the government's borrowing limit is early to mid-October.
By PBS NewsHour
Unveiled today, President Trump's first federal budget embodies stark changes in federal spending priorities. The more-than $1.1 trillion proposal would cut funding to the EPA and the State Department by almost a third, while boosting spending for the Pentagon, Department…
By Andrew Taylor, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The vote was 63-36 and sent the stop-gap spending bill to President Barack Obama for his signature ahead of a midnight deadline.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That's a recipe for bigger deficits that fiscally minded conservative Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama's tenure.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Congress sent President Obama a short-term spending bill to fund agencies through the middle of next week, buying more time to negotiate a $1.1 trillion long-term tax and spending bill. Also, chemical industry giants DuPont…
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
Here are five things to know before President Barack Obama's 2016 budget fully emerges Monday.
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
In a way that is deeply changing Washington contracting, growth opportunities from the federal government have increasingly come not from war but from healing, an examination by Kaiser Health News and The Washington Post shows.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Obama administration says cuts to Medicare Advantage plans are on the table for next year.
By Terence Burlij, Simone Pathe
President Barack Obama’s forthcoming 2015 budget will not include a proposal to trim Social Security benefits, offered last year in an attempt to draw Republican support for a potential “grand bargain” on deficit reduction.
Congress in 'Political Staring Contest' Over Budget in Countdown to Shutdown…
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